Kansas http://kgou.org en Westboro Baptist Will Find Justification To Continue, Pastor's Son Says http://kgou.org/post/westboro-baptist-will-find-justification-continue-pastors-son-says Westboro Baptist Church founder Rev. Fred Phelps Sr. is in hospice care and near death, according to family and church members say. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:59:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 25339 at http://kgou.org Westboro Baptist Will Find Justification To Continue, Pastor's Son Says Kansas Legislature Scolds Itself Over Slew Of Contentious Bills http://kgou.org/post/kansas-legislature-scolds-itself-over-slew-contentious-bills Some Kansas lawmakers have been getting a lot of attention during this legislative session for controversial bills they've introduced. Some lawmakers argue that the initiatives are distracting from core issues, like the economy, and are casting a negative light on the state.<p>One recent bill would make it legal for residents here to spank their kids harder, hard enough to leave bruises. There's another bill that supporters say is about religious freedom, but critics say that it offers protection for discrimination. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 01:04:45 +0000 editor 25308 at http://kgou.org Kansas Legislature Scolds Itself Over Slew Of Contentious Bills SandRidge Plans To Drill 100 Kansas Wells In 2014 http://kgou.org/post/sandridge-plans-drill-100-kansas-wells-2014 <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A top executive for&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sandridgeenergy.com/"><font color="red">SandRidge</font>&nbsp;Energy</a> says the company plans to spend $350 million next year to drill another 100 horizontal wells and build associated infrastructure in the Mississippian Lime formation in Kansas</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://www.sandridgeenergy.com/about/management-team/#collapseTwo">David Lawler</a>, executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Oklahoma-based firm, says that plan should make people understand the company's interest in the Kansas formation.</p><p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:33:01 +0000 Associated Press 17507 at http://kgou.org SandRidge Plans To Drill 100 Kansas Wells In 2014 Mayors Back Passenger Rail Extension To Kansas http://kgou.org/post/mayors-back-passenger-rail-extension-kansas <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Supporters of passenger rail service through Wichita are joining forces with officials in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;and Missouri.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 15:56:47 +0000 Associated Press 5764 at http://kgou.org Mayors Back Passenger Rail Extension To Kansas